Convertible backlight - bottom steel rail

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Convertible backlight - bottom steel rail

#1 Post by heraldcoupe » Fri Sep 21, 2018 4:42 pm

My 214 Convertible hasn't suffered too many bodges, except for this area.
The car needs a new hood and backlight, which represents a fair amount of investment. The previous owner though discarded the obviously rusted bottom rail, and instead screwed the bottom of the backlight directly to the bodyshell. Not pretty, and absolutely no help in making a new rail, which I will have to do before trying to install a new hood.

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Does anyone have one of these rails off the car, to take some photographs and dimensions for me?

Or if someone wants to sell me an absolute minter of a used hood, then I wouldn't say no...

Cheers,
Bill.

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